Try Freediving

Experience the ultimate feelings of freedom and excitement with the SSI Try Freediving program. It’s easier than you think to learn the basics of freediving. This program introduces you to the fundamental concepts and skills freedivers use. You’ll get to try freediving in confined water with an SSI Professional and earn your SSI Try Freediving recognition card.

Facts and Training Standards

With no heavy equipment, freediving gives you the ultimate freedom to move underwater with ease. It is the purest form of diving and gives you an incomparable feeling of oneness with the ocean. In the Try Freediving program, you’ll try freediving in confined waters and discover why freedivers truly love their sport. Join us today and discover your inner freediver.

Minimum Age for Participation 10
Available as Junior Program Yes
Minimum Age (Junior Program) Not applicable / mandatory
Certification Prerequisites Not applicable / mandatory
Amount of Academic Sessions 3
Amount of Pool/Confined Water Sessions 1
Amount of Open Water Dives Not applicable / mandatory
Maximum Training Depth Not applicable / mandatory

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Scuba Schools International (SSI) began in 1970 and today we are the name to trust in the freediving industry. We represent more than 3,300 training centers and resorts in over 130 countries and have over 50,000 affiliated SSI Professionals and growing every day. We want you to be a safe and confident freediver who can explore underwater environments with ease, and our training reflects that. With our uncompromising methodology, SSI freediving certification programs are always of the highest standard, helping you become the best freediver possible. We know many dive sites require different skills, knowledge, experience and equipment and we have a range of SSI freediving programs to meet those needs. There’s an SSI freediving course for nearly every dive environment and personal passion you might have. We work closely with our instructors, dive centers and resorts around the world, to ensure you get the best possible freediving experience wherever you choose to freedive.

Are you ready to start the adventure of a lifetime? Our freediving learning materials are available online and in more than 30 languages. Start your freediving journey with us today.